Weigh In / Long Run 11.30.13

Though I hoped otherwise, I knew this was coming.  I didn’t dread it as much as I did last time, though, because I know what is about to happen.  The numbers: Weight:  283.0 Two Week Gain / (Loss):  5 pounds Total Gain / (Loss):  (44.4 pounds) No way around this except to say that I’ve […]

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An Anniversary

One year ago today I went for my first run.  I set the alarm for 5am, laced up my brand new pair of shoes, and hit the door.  And walked right into a light ice-fall – basically a misty rain with some frozen stuff in it. But I went ahead and did my thing.  And […]

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Ragnar Pictures!

OK – so I got the finish line pictures back from the Ragnar folks – and also got some pictures in from my teammates (hi, Sarah!) … so we gots pictures. I’ve put a few back in the race report, but there are a few others that turned out pretty good, as well.  So I’m […]

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Minor Surgery

So … I’ve decided not to post a picture of this one. You’re welcome.  Trust me. I had to travel for work this week, and only skipped one of my treadmill workouts (because treadmill).  And then, on the way home, getting myself worked up for getting the running going again, I do a boneheaded thing. […]

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Throwback Thursday Race Report – RR #5, Florida Family Run Fest 10K

(I’m a member of the Running Fools board over on The Motley Fool, and when I started running again they were the ones I went to to talk about it.  I’ve made it a point to do race reports after my events … and I’m going to be posting those throwback reports here to get […]

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Weigh In / Long Run – 11/18/13

This is not a post I’ve looked forward to making.  I put it off until Monday evening, but I can put it off no longer. The numbers: Weight:  278.0 Two Week Gain / (Loss):  4.6 pounds Total Gain / (Loss):  (49.4 pounds) I’m in a funk.  A funk like I haven’t felt around this part […]

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A First

I’m skipping my long run tomorrow.  For the first time in nearly a year. The sickness … this time … it is real.  My run on Thursday was awful, and I wound up walking half of it.  Skipped this morning because there was just no way.  And the way I feel right now means that […]

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RR #9 – G.I. Joe Bootcamp Pier-to-Pier Run/Walk

At some point in the last 8 months, the monthly streak got hold of me and now it is my mission to keep it going.  Finding races had not been an issue – until November.   I’m traveling for work and we’re traveling for the holidays … and the races just weren’t lining up.  So I […]

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Thoughts on this morning’s run…

A little story about one of those not-so-little things that makes me think this running thing is sticking.   We’re in California this weekend for a wedding, and the bride and groom chose Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes as a sort of “command central” – and this place is unbelievable.  Just gorgeous. So yesterday […]

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